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Employers brace for legal cannabis, liability issues - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:47

Vancouver Sun

Employers brace for legal cannabis, liability issues
Vancouver Sun
The federal government is aiming to legalize recreational cannabis by July 1, 2018. While rules requiring business owners to accommodate medical marijuana users are established, rules for dealing with users of legal, recreational marijuana are not.

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Marijuana to be sold through private stores in Manitoba - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:16

The Globe and Mail

Marijuana to be sold through private stores in Manitoba
The Globe and Mail
Pallister unveiled some of the major points of the plan for marijuana sales Tuesday, which he said is aimed at cutting into the black market and keeping cannabis away from kids. The government will maintain a wholesale monopoly and regulate ...
Cannabis plan reaction: Hopeful retailers prepare for business as city ponders regulationsCBC.ca
Hybrid Models and Lock-Boxes: Manitoba and New Brunswick Reveal Cannabis-Plan DetailsLeafly
Pallister's marijuana plan doesn't stir the potWinnipeg Free Press
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California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Cannabis Tax Money - Leafly

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:47

Leafly

California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Cannabis Tax Money
Leafly
An owner of a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles prepares his monthly tax payment in this June 27, 2017 photo. California should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the ...
California treasurer proposes banking strategies for cannabis industrySanta Rosa Press Democrat

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Joint Venture: What marijuana legalization could look like in Nova ... - CBC.ca

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:46

CBC.ca

Joint Venture: What marijuana legalization could look like in Nova ...
CBC.ca
While the federal government has announced it plans to legalize cannabis next summer, Nova Scotia still has to answer questions about its own plans for what ...
N.B. government outlines regulations ahead of cannabis legalization ...CTV News

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IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales - Fortune

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:43

Fortune

IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales
Fortune
Companies are using the digital ledger technology popularized by bitcoin in banking, insurance, and contracts—but how about using a blockchain to track marijuana sales? Canada is planning to legalize cannabis sales next year, with some regulation of ...
IBM urges BC government to track marijuana sales using blockchainToronto Star
IBM pitches blockchain for cannabis sale - BBC NewsBBC News

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New Brunswickers will have to keep marijuana locked up under ... - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:01

Globalnews.ca

New Brunswickers will have to keep marijuana locked up under ...
Globalnews.ca
The New Brunswick government says it is trying to protect young people in the province from the dangers of cannabis use by introducing new legislation.
Is New Brunswick's proposed cannabis legislation worse than ...Straight.com
Forget using pot in public when drug is legal, province says in strict ...CBC.ca

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The Global Marijuana Market Will Soon Hit $31.4 Billion But ... - Forbes - Forbes

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 05:01

Forbes

The Global Marijuana Market Will Soon Hit $31.4 Billion But ... - Forbes
Forbes
The global market for cannabis will see healthy growth as countries legalize both medical and recreational marijuana. But investors should tread carefully amid ...

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Oakdale step closer to making way for cannabis businesses - KCRA Sacramento

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:06

KCRA Sacramento

Oakdale step closer to making way for cannabis businesses
KCRA Sacramento
The city's ordinance states that: "All cultivation of medical marijuana is prohibited in all zones and planned developments within the city and shall be deemed a nuisance subject to enforcement by administrative citation. No permit shall be issued in ...

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EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed? - The Gander Beacon

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:02

The Gander Beacon

EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed?
The Gander Beacon
Think about it not as marijuana, but as smoke — and then think about just how complicated the federal, provincial and municipal regulation of the drug will be. Consider this admittedly ludicrous example: say you were in Vancouver, you were having ...

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Maine House upholds LePage's veto of recreational marijuana regulations - Press Herald

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:59

Press Herald

Maine House upholds LePage's veto of recreational marijuana regulations
Press Herald
Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would create the legal framework for retail sales of recreational marijuana. The bill was the result of more than nine months of work by a special committee tasked with implementing the law that voters narrowly ...
Maine Lawmakers Fail to Override Governor's Cannabis VetoLeafly
Maine House sustains LePage veto of marijuana sales billBangor Daily News
Vetoing Voters, Maine's Governor Blocks Marijuana LegalizationReason (blog)
The Cannabist -WGME -Maine Public
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Election 2017: The Cannabis Races We're Watching Closely - Leafly

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:35

Leafly

Election 2017: The Cannabis Races We're Watching Closely
Leafly
Currently holding a narrow lead in the polls is Democratic nominee Ralph Northam, the state's lieutenant governor, who has said he supports medical marijuana and would make a push for decriminalizing the drug if he's elected. He's called the state's ...

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No marijuana store for Brantford, yet - Brantford Expositor

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:58

Brantford Expositor

No marijuana store for Brantford, yet
Brantford Expositor
The mayor has been critical of the province's handling of marijuana legalization. By handing over the sale and distribution of cannabis to the LCBO, the province failed to consider opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business, he said. The LCBO ...

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Manitoba premier says he won't follow Ontario cannabis model - CTV News

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:00

CTV News

Manitoba premier says he won't follow Ontario cannabis model
CTV News
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister signalled Monday that the province's private sector will be involved in the distribution of marijuana when recreational use is legalized next July. Pallister said details of the provincial plan to govern ...
Pallister says Manitoba private sector has role to play in cannabis legalizationWinnipeg Free Press

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The California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018 - Fortune

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:04

Fortune

The California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018
Fortune
A patchwork of new policies, including special taxes, will roll out in the state before sales of recreational marijuana begin at the start of 2018. California will include a 15% levy on all cannabis sales in the state, including medical pot products ...
Opposition parties aren't revealing stance on Liberal marijuana planToronto Star
California's new cannabis market will bring sticker shock to consumersThe Cannabist

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City of Bandon to hold hearing on siting of recreational marijuana facilities - Coos Bay World

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:51

Coos Bay World

City of Bandon to hold hearing on siting of recreational marijuana facilities
Coos Bay World
The City Council also limited operating hours for medical marijuana facilities to any eight hours between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. The facilities may not feature a sign promoting or showing any product and minimum parking requirements will be one space per ...

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Teens' Regular Marijuana or Alcohol Use Threatens Later Success - American Council on Science and Health

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:49

American Council on Science and Health

Teens' Regular Marijuana or Alcohol Use Threatens Later Success
American Council on Science and Health
As the nation moves more and more, state by state, towards normalizing recreational marijuana use, there's a continuing need to better understand how the drug affects different segments of society. One key demographic is adolescents, and researchers ...
Teenagers who regularly booze and smoke cannabis are less likely to end up married or have a job, scientists claimDaily Mail

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Understanding the Highs and Lows of Adolescent Marijuana Use - AAP News

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 01:16

Understanding the Highs and Lows of Adolescent Marijuana Use
AAP News
Another concern is that evolving marijuana policies have resulted in changes to cannabis itself. The concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol in cannabis (its main active ingredient) has increased dramatically over the past 3 decades, exposing users to ...

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